Following a year as interim president of 云顶集团手机版, 大卫L. 考夫曼 was selected in July 2021 to serve as the University’s 17th president.
“We are excited that Dave 考夫曼 has accepted the position as the next president of Capital,安德烈·波特说, chair of Capital’s Board of Trustees, 在宣布选择的时候. “Since his appointment as interim president in June 2020, Dave has proved time and again that he is the right person to lead this University.”
Porter highlighted 考夫曼’s business acumen and a set of strategic goals encompassing enrollment, 多样性和包容性, 金融稳定, and student success as two of the reasons Capital was able to move forward during the last year.
“Dave’s leadership experience has allowed him to address the challenges that all institutions of higher education faced throughout the pandemic,波特补充道. “He has respectfully honored the strong traditions of Capital’s 191-year history while demonstrating forward-thinking initiatives to strategically position the institution as a leader in private higher education.”
Dave started his career as an actuary with Connecticut General and then as a financial analyst with Capital Holding Corporation. He joined Motorists in 1986 and has served in a number of leadership roles, 包括委任精算师, 兼并和收购, commercial lines and information technology. Dave joined the Motorists executive leadership team as senior vice president and CIO in 2000. He was elected executive vice president by the Motorists Mutual board of directors in 2010, and then named executive vice president for all companies in the group in 2011. Dave was elected president and COO in 2012 and became president and CEO for all companies in the group a year later.
Dave earned bachelor’s 度 in both mathematics and economics, graduating cum laude from 俄亥俄州 Wesleyan University in 1981. He was captain of the varsity basketball team and active with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 毕业后, he earned the ACAS designation and is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Dave received the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation and is a member of the CEO Action for 多样性和包容性.
As co-chair of the Insurance Industry Resource Council (IIRC) formed by Governor Kasich, Dave led the development of insurance and risk management programs in twelve universities across 俄亥俄州. Encova established a robust internship program and a call center staffed by students at 俄亥俄州 Dominican University. In addition to Encova and the IIRC, Dave holds or is transitioning out of board positions with the American Association of Insurance 服务s, American Property Casualty Insurers Association, TrustedChoice.com, NAMIC Property and Casualty Conference Board, 俄亥俄州保险协会, 和Upside4, an InsurTech startup organization.
2020年6月2日 大卫L. 考夫曼 was named interim president of Capital University. On July 26, 2021, the Board of Trustees announced he would become Capital’s permanent president.
在本地, Dave has served as a board member of the 哥伦布的伙伴关系, 麦当劳之家, and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. He is the founder of Future Possibilities, a nonprofit organization that partners with the Columbus City Schools to provide life skills coaching to youth in under-served communities. His community service includes past or present board positions with the American Association of Insurance 服务s, American Property Casualty Insurers Association, TrustedChoice.com, NAMIC Property and Casualty Conference Board, 俄亥俄州保险协会, 哥伦布的伙伴关系, 麦当劳之家, and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.
戴夫和他的妻子, 南, 住在沃辛顿, 俄亥俄州, and are blessed with three daughters, 两个女婿, 还有一个孙女. Dave and 南 are active members of All Saints Lutheran Church in Worthington and Dave has served on the board of trustees of All Shepherds Lutheran Church in Lewis Center. He enjoys all sports and actively golfs, skis, and plays platform tennis.